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  1. Man gets 5 years in prison for child pornography chargeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island man who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Matthew Antignano, of Bristol, was sentenced Tuesday to five years behind bars, followed by three years of supervised release after his prison term.


  2. Notable Lawsuits Over School Prayer in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Max

    ... that prayer during public school graduation ceremonies was a constitutional violation. Later in 1998, Cottone v. Bristol-Warren Regional School Committee was settled. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) helped a Bristol, Rhode Island resident ...


  3. Bristol Man Sentenced to Prison for Child PornRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    The Bristol man who pleaded guilty to charges of child porn possession and distribution in April was sentenced Tuesday to five years in federal prison and three years of supervised release. Mathew S. Antignano, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge John J. McConnell Jr. following his April 10 guilty plea.


  4. Rhode Island EMA announces statewide CodeRed systemRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    Rhode Island Emergency Management officials will join the Bristol Police on Wednesday, July 1, to announce a new statewide CodeRed alert system.


  5. 2015 Bristol RI 4th of July parade route, fireworks schedule, parking infoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    Looking for information about the 2015 Bristol Fourth of July Parade and fireworks? The oldest Independence Day celebration in the United States kicks off fireworks over the Bristol harbor on Friday night, followed by the annual parade on Saturday, July 4. Find directions to the popular Rhode Island celebration, including a parade route map, road closings, parking information, and other important information below. Start your holiday weekend off with a spectacular fireworks display over Bristol Harbor on July 3 starting at 9:30 p.m. ET.


  6. Obituary: August S. "Augie" Almeida, 94, Champion BoxerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Mr. August S. "Augie" Almeida, age 94 formerly of Bristol and Thomaston, CT, died Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Bayberry Commons in Pascoag. Mr. August S. "Augie" Almeida, age 94 formerly of Bristol and Thomaston, CT, died Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Bayberry Commons in Pascoag.


  7. User-generated content a boon to newspapers, with asteriksRead the original story

    Yesterday | New England Newspaper Association

    ... and photos," said Carlos Virgen, digital news editor of The Day of New London, Conn. East Bay Newspapers, based in Bristol, R.I., used social media platforms too to attract user content to help cover winter storms. "I put a status on Facebook ...


  8. Fireworks and activities for July 4 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Fireworks: Hathaway Park, Water Street, July 3, from 6-11 p.m. Find more at Bristol, RI 230th Fourth of July Celebration: Concert series starting at 6:30 p.m., Rockwell Amusements Carnival and fireworks over the Bristol Harbor at 9:30 p.m. Go to The 20th Annual Freedom Festival at UMass Dartmouth: Alcohol-free family fun starts July 3 at 5:30 p.m. when the bands begin playing. Lineup: El Caribe at 5:30 p.m.; Santa Mamba at 6:20; Entrain at 7 p.m.; 8:20, Dartmouth Community Band; Santa Mamba at 9:30.


  9. Supreme Court strikes a blow to death-penalty opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... 14, 2012 file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito speaks at Roger Williams University Law School in Bristol, R.I Midazolam is used to sedate inmates before injecting them with two other drugs, and the petitioners argued that it ...


  10. 1957 Bentley S1 Hooper Saloon wins inaugural Bristol, RI ConcoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Is there room in the June calendar for one more car event in New England? The organizers of the well-established British Invasion in Stowe, Vermont, believe that there is. Their new event, the British Motorcar Festival , was held June 12-14 in Bristol, Rhode Island, with the Concours d'Elegance taking place on Saturday, June 13, in Colt State Park.


  11. Day 2 of Clagett Regatta is On the BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 |

    ... to see if the conditions are suitable for fair racing," commented Clagett Principal Race Officer, Ron Hopkins (Bristol, RI). Overnight a retirement in the SKUD 18 fleet from Ryan Porteous (San Diego, CA) and Maureen McKinnon (Marblehead, MA) in race ...


  12. Obituary: Charlotte F. Church, 100, BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 |

    She was a daughter of the late John W. Church, Bristol Town Clerk for 37 years, and Ida Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph T. Church, and her brother, John W. Church, Jr. Mrs. Church was a graduate of Colt Memorial High School and a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design .


  13. Breezy Conditions for First Day of C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial RegattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 |

    ... the day. We had 15kts of breeze that eased off over the five races today," said Principal Race Officer, Ron Hopkins (Bristol, RI). The eight boat Sonar class has 2014 Clagett Sonar class winner, Rick Doerr (Clifton, NJ) and his crew Hugh Fruend ...


  14. Rhode Island company made board surfers rode for recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 |

    The 43-foot-long board was built by mouldCAM in Bristol and shipped to California for finishing and final preparation for the record attempt at Huntington Beach on Saturday. Sixty-six surfers caught a wave on the giant board and rode it for 12 seconds to break a 10-year-old Australian record.


  15. Obituary: Jose Perreira Aguiar, 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 |

    Jose Perreira Aguiar, 88, of Middletown died Thursday, June 18, 2015, surrounded by his loving family at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol, RI. Jose Perreira Aguiar, 88, of Middletown died Thursday, June 18, 2015, surrounded by his loving family at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol, RI.


  16. Obituary: Elizabeth C. McCarthy, 88, Loved Bicycling on Ocean DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 |

    ... time with her grandson, being a homemaker and baking. She is predeceased by her daughter, Germaine McCarthy-Adams of Bristol, RI, brother, John Murphy, sisters, Helen Finn and Joan Viti, and godfather Daniel Moriarty. Elizabeth is survived by her ...


  17. Convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt have been on the run for nearly two weeks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 |

    They allegedly received help in their escape from an upstate New York prison from jailhouse worker Joyce Mitchell, who apparently had a relationship with one of them. "The plan for her was probably a ruse," said Chris Menton, a criminal justice professor at Roger Williams University in Bristol.


  18. Junior Cricket: Sypris does the trick for Old Bristolians/Westbur...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | This Is Bristol

    KRIS Sypris produced a superb performance with the ball as Old Bristolians/Westbury sent Portishead Blue spiralling to an 85-run defeat in the DFCA Bristol Youth Cricket League. Defending a total of 125-2, Bristolians dismissed Portishead for 36 as Sypris claimed remarkable figures of 4-1, including a hat-trick.


  19. Services for Fallen Bristol Police Officer AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 |

    Patrol Officer Richard J. Jean-Georges, 29, died June 6 after he was overtaken by a powerful rip current while on vacation in Costa Rica. The Bristol police officer who died in the waters off Costa Rica earlier this month will be laid to rest on Friday.


  20. Sneak peek: Tour East Boston's newest hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Business Journal

    ... Airport near East Boston's historic Orient Heights neighborhood. The project's developer is Fall River-based First Bristol Corp., which has developed multiple hotels across New England, including a Hampton Inn in Raynham and a Hampton Inn & Suites ...


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